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Pensana welcomes Roskill’s acknowledgment

By: Donna Slater     14th June 2021 Magnet metal and rare earths miner Pensana says it is pleased with critical materials supply chain intelligence company Roskill continually keeping track of the progress at Pensana’s UK-based Saltend rare earths processing facility and the Longonjo rare earths mine, in Angola. Earlier this... 

Renewable energy organisations to host second series of business development webinars

By: Donna Slater     8th June 2021 Following a successful webinar series on business opportunities in the renewable energy sector in 2020, a second series started in May this year in collaboration between the South Africa Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) and the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA). The 2020... 

New research shows South Africa well-placed to export ‘green iron’ to EU 

By: Terence Creamer     20th May 2021 Initial research conducted for the Deep Decarbonisation Pathways (DDP) project in collaboration with the National Business Initiative (NBI) indicates that there is an emerging opportunity for South Africa to produce so-called “green iron” for export to international steelmakers seeking to... 

Engineering advocacy necessary to contribute to policy, infrastructure decisions

By: Schalk Burger     19th May 2021 The engineering industry, as the primary designer and implementer of solutions, must advocate its priorities and secure its place and role in decision-making to benefit the public, businesses and society through effective infrastructure, says American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)... 

Rising African challenges present investment opportunities, says Fidic

By: Schalk Burger     18th May 2021 The growing challenges in Africa can be addressed through the availability of green and climate-resilience funding, as well as impact investment, if engineering solutions support sustainable, environment-friendly and climate resilient built environment and infrastructure development, speakers... 

Deep-South appoints Knight Piésold for Haib scoping studies, assessments

By: Donna Slater     14th May 2021 TSX-V-listed minerals explorer and developer Deep-South Resources has appointed engineering and environmental consulting firm Knight Piésold Consulting to conduct scoping studies and assessments on the Haib copper project, in Namibia. Knight Piésold, with an office in Namibia since 2008, has... 

Orange Business Services with Tswela Services brings remote learning to Boitumelong Secondary School

13th May 2021 Orange Business Services, Tswela Services in partnership with Edupac Software Services, along with Bulwark Consulting and WiConnect Business have teamed up to develop the Remote Learning Support Project. This initiative was recently launched in March 2021, with the official handover taking place... 

Mining Indaba expands the Advisory Board for 2022

7th May 2021 Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba), organised by Hyve Group Plc announced the newly expanded Advisory Board last week. The strategic committee includes distinguished finance, technology, sustainability, mining operations, policy, and governance leaders whose focus will be to shape... 

SAPPMA quality workshops continue to address key issues

6th May 2021 The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufactures Association (SAPPMA) continues to address key issues that relate to thermoplastic pipe systems and installations with the hosting of their regular Quality Workshops. Each month, these free-to-attend information sessions attract a great number of... 

Future of oil refining in South Africa highly uncertain 

By: Terence Creamer     30th April 2021 South Africa’s oil refinery sector is expected to undergo significant changes in the coming five years, with Engen having already indicated that it will repurpose its refinery site in Durban as a fuel importation terminal and with global and domestic shifts likely to place significant pressure on... 

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